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Wesley A. Weathers

Wesley A. Weathers

Wesley focuses his practice on the handling of complex litigation, including product liability and toxic tort, business, commercial employment, civil rights, and construction matters. He has defended toxic cases, including many multiple plaintiff cases, as either trial counsel or national counsel in 28 states. His experience includes matters involving such toxic products as benzene, asbestos, diacetyl, various solvents, carbon monoxide, FIFRA products, and surfactants and his general products defense experience includes auto design defects.

Education: Washburn University, Topeka, KS (B.B.A, 1966, J.D. 1969)

Member: Topeka, Kansas and American Bar Associations, Kansas Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute, Inc.; Litigation Counsel of America


​Admitted to the bar 1969, Kansas; 2006, Missouri; U.S. Court, District of Kansas and District of Missouri; U.S. District Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

Areas of Practice

  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for legal ability and professional ethics

  • Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1989

    • First year recognized in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants: 2011

    • First year recognized in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants: 2011

    • 2012 Best Lawyers in America Personal Injury Defense "Lawyer of the Year" – Topeka 

  • Named by Ingram’s Business Journal as one of the Best Lawyers in Kansas City

P: (785) 233-0593



Washburn University

Washburn University School of Law


Admitted in:

  • Kansas

  • Missouri

  • U.S. District Court - Kansas

  • U.S. District Court - Missouri

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Tenth Circuit

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